On Monday, June 7, 2021, the Gananda Dollars for Scholars awarded scholarships totaling $36,975 to 19 students:

Veronica Arcoraci attending Monroe Community College + SUNY Geneseo for Early Childhood Education

Gerald Brongo attending St Bonaventure University for Accounting

Courtney Camp attending Canisius College for Biology & Animal Behavior or Ecology & Conservation

Catherin Daniel attending Gannon University for Physician Assistant

Dylan Dohse attending Binghamton University for Biology

Elaina Ginsberg attending Allegheny College for Political Science/Government

Monica Krym attending SUNY Geneseo for Communications

Emma Linder attending Rochester Institute of Technology for Applied Statistics or Environmental Sustainability

Ayden Neal attending Florida Institute of Technology for Aerospace Engineering

Samuel O'Neil attending Keuka College for Biology/Pre-Med

Aberyn Parulski attending Daemen College for Physician Assistant

Julia Pitolaj attending Cornell University for Biology

Ian Poulsen attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute for Computer Science and Cyber Security

Kerry Prinsen attending University at Buffalo for Biology and Environmental Science

Matthew Rothwell attending Finger Lakes Community College and Rochester Institute of Technology for Computer Science

Joshua Schukraft attending University at Albany for Business Administration - Finance

Megan Schultz attending University at Buffalo for Psychology and Criminology

Courtney Sicker attending SUNY Geneseo for Childhood/Inclusive Education

Hannah VanScoy attending University of Rochester for Biology


Gananda Dollars for Scholars is a United Way donor designated organization.

Our ID# is 3323.
If you work in Wayne, Monroe, Ontario, and other local counties, your workplace may be part of the campaign.

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Thank you for supporting Gananda students in realizing their dreams!


Financial Aid Information:

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

NY State Higher Education Services Corporation

Rochester Community Foundation Scholarships

Ruben A. Cirillo HS Guidance Department

Scholarship Coach from Scholarship America

Scholarship America Collegiate Partner Directory

Fastweb Scholarships

Gananda Rotary Scholarship

Scholly scholarship search

Good Call Scholarship search



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Gananda Dollars for Scholars is a community-based, nonprofit organization that raises scholarship funds for qualified Gananda graduates. These scholarships help to further the education of students who have a strong work ethic and contribute to the community. GDFS is supported by local individuals, organizations and businesses, and is a part of Scholarship America. We offer students and parents a resource to locate local and national scholarship opportunities. Gananda Dollars for Scholars is a  501(c)(3) non-profit, which means your donation is tax deductible.